Lexicon:Thebaic tincture

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Term: Thebaic tincture
References: The Mauritius Command, page 140
The Hundred Days, page 171
Meaning: Possibly a medicine containing the musk of the male musk deer, used in India and the Far East as an anti-spasmodic; or possibly a tincture of theabine, a crystalline alkaloid extracted from opium, also called paramorphine.

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Maturin's Medicine — This article is based on information from Maturin's Medicine, compiled and edited by Kerry Webb, with the help of a number of contributors.

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